Sverre's Software for Unix/Linux

You should take a look at the lsm-file to figure out any special requirements before downloading the tar.gz-file.


banner - print large letters

An implementation of the traditional Unix-program used to display large characters.

Download banner-1.3.2.tar.gz (9.1 kb) or banner-1.3.2.lsm (570 bytes)

biorythm - simple biorythm calculation program

This program calculates a simple biorythm plot, including a selectable mixture of emotional, intellectual, physical and average curves.

Download biorythm-1.1.4.tar.gz (6.3 kb) or biorythm-1.1.4.lsm (542 bytes)


A perl-version of from, a program that will list senders and subject lines from a user's mailbox. In contrast to older versions of from, this one understands MIME quoted-printables.

Download from-1.2.1.tar.gz (4.0 kb) or from-1.2.1.lsm (625 bytes)

gd - Goto Directory

gd makes it possible to change to another directory without entering more of its name than the start of the last path-element.

Download gd-1.2.2.tar.gz (5.9 kb) or gd-1.2.2.lsm (576 bytes)

gifsave - C-code for writing GIF image files.

Source code for writing GIF-files. Use this if you have an image generating program, and you want it to create GIF-files as output.

Download gifsave-1.0.2.tar.gz (12.0 kb) or gifsave-1.0.2.lsm (496 bytes)


Implementation of the simple board game called Mancala. Contains both a user unfriendly character based interface, and a nice, user friendly X11 interface. Be warned: If you just bother to read the rules, you may get hooked on this!

Download mancala-1.0.3.tar.gz (16.1 kb) or mancala-1.0.3.lsm (837 bytes)

msniff - simple sniffer for MSN Messenger messages

Sniffs MSN Messenger messages. Extremely simple.

Download msniff-0.2.0.tar.gz (5.6 kb) or msniff-0.2.0.lsm (448 bytes)

psorder - move negative pages in a Postscript file

Use this program to move the table of contents of files generated by texi2dvi -> dvips from the end of the file to after the title pages, or more general; to move negative numbered pages in a Postscript-file.

Download psorder-1.0.0.tar.gz (6.0 kb) or psorder-1.0.0.lsm (741 bytes)

shhcards - library for displaying game cards on X11

Provides pixmaps for card games, and functions for using the cards in X11 programs.

Download shhcards-1.0.6.tar.gz (66.5 kb) or shhcards-1.0.6.lsm (478 bytes)

shhmsg - library for displaying messages.

C-functions for error messages, verbose messages and `normal' messages in terminalbased programs.

Download shhmsg-1.4.2.tar.gz (10.9 kb) or shhmsg-1.4.2.lsm (499 bytes)

shhnet - library for simplified networking.

This is an unfinished library encapsulating Unix networking functions in easier wrapping. Note, I said unfinished.

Download shhnet-0.7.4.tar.gz (36.4 kb) or shhnet-0.7.4.lsm (531 bytes)

shhopt - library for parsing command line options

C-functions for parsing command line options, both traditional one-character options, and GNU'ish --long-options.

Download shhopt-1.1.7.tar.gz (9.7 kb) or shhopt-1.1.7.lsm (545 bytes)

snake4 - X11 game starring a fruit-eating snake

Steer this fruitloving snake around the screen, and pick up fruit. The snake grows in length as it eats. Watch out for lethal mushrooms, rotten fruit, and evil headbangers. Features a site-wide highscore file for fun and excitement. :)

Download snake4-1.0.14.tar.gz (43.0 kb) or snake4-1.0.14.lsm (686 bytes)

sol - X11 Solitaire card game

This is a Solitaire card game highly inspired by the one bundeled with a well known "operating system". Features a site-wide highscore table.

Download sol-1.0.8.tar.gz (33.7 kb) or sol-1.0.8.lsm (596 bytes)

xalloc - memory allocation with error checking

Wrappers including error checking for memory allocating C-functions.

Download xalloc-1.0.4.tar.gz (4.3 kb) or xalloc-1.0.4.lsm (472 bytes)

Files with no description

The following programs may not be documented at all. I've created them mainly for my own use, but you may take a look, and even use them if you wish. If I get enough feedback on any of these, I might even make some documentation one day.

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